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    L’Chaim Event to Honor Cathy Friedman

    August 16, 2017

    The Birmingham Holocaust Education Center’s (BHEC)  annual L’Chaim event on August 20 in the Jemison Concert Hall at the Alys Stephens Center will honor Cathy O. Friedman, local humanitarian and patron of the arts, for her ongoing commitment to Holocaust education in Birmingham. Local musical artists will be the highlight of the program. The L’Chaim …..

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    Anti-Semitism, Hitting Closer and Closer to Home

    August 16, 2017

    By Samantha Dubrinsky,  BJF Director of Community Impact I remember vividly when I realized that the nationalist/ alt-right movement in Europe was gaining traction. I can still see in my mind the picture that went along with an article on the Times Of Israel’s website discussing France’s issues with the alt-right. The picture was of …..

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    Jewish Organizations Speak Out

    August 14, 2017

    Jewish Organizations Speak Out Against Charlottesville Violence Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum on Monday condemned this weekend’s neo-Nazi rally in Virginia, saying that the ideology on display there was identical to that which led to the murder of six million Jews, according to the Times of Israel. In a statement, the remembrance center said that it …..

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